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Encyclopedia > Academy Award for Sound Editing

The Academy Award of Merit for Best Sound Editing is an Academy Award granted yearly to a film exhibiting the finest or most aesthetic sound editing or sound design. The award is usually received by the Supervising Sound Editors of the film, perhaps accompanied by the Sound Designers. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Stub | Film techniques ... Sound design is a technical/conceptually creative field. ... This is an article about the film crew member known as a sound designer. ...


The Sound Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, until 2006 would use a "bake-off" of the best films from the previous year to decide which films should be referred to the full academy as nominations for award. In a rule change on June 30, 2006, the bake-off for the sound branch was eliminted. [1] Founded on May 11, 1927 in California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


This is a list of films that have won or been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Effects (1963-1967, 1975), Sound Effects Editing (1977, 1981-1999), or Sound Editing (1979, 2000-present). See Academy Award for Sound for a corresponding list of winners for Best Sound. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world. ... Sound effects or audio effects are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of movies, video games, music, or other media. ... The Academy Award for Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most aesthetic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film. ...

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1960s

1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a comedy movie that followed the Hollywood trend in the 1960s of producing gigantic and epic films as a way to woo audiences into movie theaters. ... A Gathering of Eagles is a 1963 movie about the Cold War and the pressures of command. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Goldfinger, published in 1959, is the seventh James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Cover of the 2004 DVD release of The Great Race The Great Race is a 1965 semi-comical, semi-dramatic film directed by Blake Edwards, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, with music by Henry Mancini and cinematography by Russell Harlan. ... Tregoweth Treg Brown (November 4, 1899–April 1984) was a motion picture sound editor who was responsible for the sound effects in Warner Bros. ... Von Ryans Express is a 1965 World War II film produced and directed by Mark Robson. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Grand Prix is a action film released in 1966. ... Fantastic Voyage is a 1966 science fiction film written by Harry Kleiner. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 war film directed by Robert Aldrich from the novel by E.M. Nathanson. ... In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 film, based on the John Ball novel published in 1965 of the same name, which tells the story of a Northern U.S. African-American police detective who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a racist small town in the... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...

1970s

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The Hindenburg (1975) is a movie based on the disaster of the German airship Hindenburg. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... This article is about the film; for the classification, see Close encounter. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The Black Stallion, known as the Black or Shetan, is the title character from author Walter Farleys bestselling series about the wild stallion is his young friend Alec Ramsay. ... Alan Splet (1939–1995) was an oscar winning sound designer and sound editor. ...

1980s

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Raiders of the Lost Ark, also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, is a film released by Paramount Pictures in 1981. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is an Academy Award-winning 1982 science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg that tells the story of a young boy, Elliott, who befriends an alien being called E.T. stranded on Earth and trying to find his way home. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ... Das Boot (IPA: , German for The Boat) is a film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, adapted from a novel of the same name by Lothar-Günther Buchheim. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Stuff is both a 1979 book by Tom Wolfe, and a 1983 film adapted from the book. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... There have been five movies titled The River: The River (1997) directed by Tsai Ming-liang. ... This article is about the year. ... Back to the Future is an American adventure-comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and released in 1985. ... Ladyhawke is a 1985 film starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer and Michelle Pfeiffer, directed by Richard Donner. ... Bob Henderson is a former radio DJ and talk show host whose career culminated in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Released on Friday, May 24, 1985, the second movie of Rambo, Rambo: First Blood Part II, has Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) released from prison by Federal order to document the possible existence of POWs in Vietnam, under the belief that he will find nothing and the government can sweep the issue... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aliens is a 1986 science fiction movie starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Carrie Henn, Bill Paxton and Paul Reiser. ... Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount Pictures, 1986; see also 1986 in film) is the fourth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Top Gun is a 1986 American film directed by Tony Scott and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer in association with Paramount Pictures. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... RoboCop is a 1987 science fiction action movie, directed by Paul Verhoeven. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 film, produced by Disney subsidiary Touchstone and Amblin Entertainment, that combines animation and live action. ... Die Hard is a Hollywood action film released in 1988, written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman, William Atherton, and directed by John McTiernan. ... Willow is a 1988 fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, based on a story by George Lucas. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Julian Glover, Alison Doody, River Phoenix and John Rhys-Davies. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ... Black Rain is the title of several works of fiction. ... Lethal Weapon 2 is the second movie in the Lethal Weapon series, released in 1989. ...

1990s

This article is about the year. ... The Hunt for Red October was a 1990 film based on the best-selling novel of the same name. ... DVD cover Flatliners is a 1990 movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin and Oliver Platt as medical students experimenting with near-death experiences. ... Total recall may mean: Total recall (memory), a term for Eidetic or Photographic memory. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... Backdraft is an American movie released in 1991, directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen. ... Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Paramount Pictures, 1991; see also 1991 in film) is the sixth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Bram Stokers Dracula is a 1992 horror film and romance film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. ... Aladdin is the thirty-first animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, made and produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and released on November 25, 1992 by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... Under Siege is a 1992 action film in the Die Hard mould. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Jurassic Park is a 1993 film adaptation, directed by Steven Spielberg, of the eponymous novel written by Michael Crichton and published in 1990. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... An action movie starring Sylvester Stallone and including John Lithgow as a key villain. ... The Fugitive is a 1993 Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winning feature film, based on the television series The Fugitive, starring Harrison Ford as Dr. Richard Kimble, and Tommy Lee Jones as Deputy United States Marshal Samuel Gerard. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... Movie poster for Speed Speed is a 1994 film directed by Jan de Bont, starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock (her breakout role), and Dennis Hopper. ... Clear and Present Danger film poster Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 action movie produced by Mace Neufeld and Robert Rehme and directed by Phillip Noyce and based on the novel of the same name by Tom Clancy. ... Forrest Gump is a 1985 novel by Winston Groom, a 1994 film adaptation, and the name of the titular character of both. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Braveheart is an epic American motion picture released in 1995 based on the life of William Wallace, a national hero in Scotland. ... Batman Forever (1995) is the third of the Batman movies which began with Tim Burtons 1989 version of the character, although it is a major departure from previous entries in the franchise, with the dramatic changes to such things as the cast, design and Danny Elfmans theme, which... Crimson Tide is a 1995 Hollywood film starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman and directed by Tony Scott. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 movie based on the book The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, depicting attacks by man-eating lions on the builders of the Uganda Railway in Tsavo in 1898 and how the lions were killed by John Henry Patterson. ... Daylight is an action film, released on Friday, December 6, 1996, starring Sylvester Stallone. ... Eraser is a 1996 action movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Vanessa Williams. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Titanic (disambiguation). ... Face/Off is a movie from 1997 directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. ... Per HÃ¥llberg (born March 23, 1978 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. ... The Fifth Element (1997) is a science fiction action movie, directed by Luc Besson, starring Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Ben Fleming, Ian Holm, Charlie Creed Miles, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, Tricky, Indra Ové and Al Matthews. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 Academy Award winning film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... The album cover Armageddon is a 1998 disaster film/science fiction film about a group of blue-collar deep-core drillers who are sent by NASA to deflect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. ... The Mask of Zorro (1998) is an American action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Matrix is a science-fiction/action film first released in the USA on March 31, 1999, written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski. ... Fight Club (1999) is a film based on the novel Fight Club (1996) by Chuck Palahniuk. ... Film poster for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 film by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and Jake Lloyd. ... Ben Burtt (born July 12, 1948 in Syracuse, New York) is the archetypal sound designer (a term he invented) and sound editor for many famous and noteworthy films, as well as directing an Oscar-nominated documentary. ...

2000s

[1] This article is about the year 2000. ... Movie poster of U-571 U-571 is a 2000 movie directed by Jonathan Mostow and starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, Jack Noseworthy, Will Estes, and Tom Guiry in which a German submarine is boarded in 1942 by disguised American submariners trying to capture its... Space Cowboys is a 2000 film by Clint Eastwood, released by Warner Bros. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Pearl Harbor DVD Cover Pearl Harbor is the title of a war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Minority Report is a 2002 film by Steven Spielberg starring Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Samantha Morton,Kathryn Morris, and Colin Farrell. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... Road to Perdition is a graphic novel by Max Allan Collins that was made into a motion picture of the same name in 2002. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen Maturin. ... Richard King(July 10, 1824-April 14, 1885) was the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which at the time of his death in 1885 encompassed over 600,000 acres. ... Finding Nemo is an Academy Award-winning computer-animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released to theatres by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on May 30, 2003, in Australia on August 28, 2003, and the United Kingdom on October 10, 2003. ... Gary Roger Rydstrom is an award winning sound designer who began his career at Skywaker Sound, Northern California in 1983. ... Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a movie of adventure and romance set in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century. ... 77th Academy Awards Sunday, February 27, 2005 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California Hosts Preshow: Billy Bush, Jann Carl, Chris Connelly & Shaun Robinson Show: Chris Rock Crew Producer: Gilbert Cates Director: Louis J. Horvitz Duration 3 hours, 10 minutes The 77th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for... It has been suggested that Operation Kronos be merged into this article or section. ... The Polar Express is a 1985 childrens book (ISBN 0862641438) written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. ... Dennis Patrick Leonard (Born May 8th, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY) One of the Kansas City Royals most dominating pitchers of the late 70s and early 80s, but a promising career cut short due to injuries. ... Spider-Man 2 is the Academy Award-winning sequel to the popular 2002 film Spider-Man and was released in the U.S. on June 30th, 2004. ... The 78th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 2005, were held on March 5, 2006 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. ... King Kong is the 2005 remake of the original 1933 King Kong about a fictional giant ape called Kong. ... Michael Joseph Hopkins (November 1, 1872 - February 5, 1952) was a Major League Baseball catcher, at least for one day, during the 1902 season. ... War of the Worlds is a 2005 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells original novel of the same name. ... Memoirs of a Geisha is a novel by Arthur Golden, published in 1997. ...

Academy Awards
Academy Award of Merit : Current Awards
Best Picture | Best Leading Actor | Best Leading Actress | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress
Best Animated Feature | Best Art Direction | Best Cinematography | Best Costume Design | Best Director
Best Documentary Feature | Best Documentary Short Subject | Best Film Editing | Best Foreign Language Film | Best Makeup
Best Original Score | Best Original Song | Best Original Musical | Best Animated Short Film | Best Live Action Short Film | Best Sound Mixing
Best Sound Editing | Best Visual Effects | Best Adapted Screenplay | Best Original Screenplay
Academy Award of Merit : Retired awards
Best Assistant Director | Best Dance Direction | Best Engineering Effects | Best Short Film - Color
Best Short Film - Live Action - 2 Reels | Best Short Film - Novelty | Best Original Story
Best Title Writing | Best Unique and Artistic Quality of Production
Special Awards : Current Awards
Academy Honorary Award | Academy Special Achievement Award | Academy Award, Scientific or Technical
The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award | The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award | Gordon E. Sawyer Award
Special Awards : Retired Awards
Academy Juvenile Award

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Academy Award for Sound Editing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (771 words)
The Academy Award of Merit for Best Sound Editing is an Academy Award granted yearly to a film exhibiting the finest or most aesthetic sound editing or sound design.
The award is usually received by the Supervising Sound Editors of the film, perhaps accompanied by the Sound Designers.
The nominees for Academy Award for Sound are selected at the same gathering.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Academy Award (905 words)
The Awards are granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization which as of 2003 had a voting membership of 5,816.
The awards were first given at a banquet in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929 but there was little suspense since the winners of the awards had already been announced three months earlier on February 18.
The greatest number of Academy Awards won by a film is 11, this distinction is shared by 3 films: Ben-Hur, Titanic, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
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